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Community centre to close but Kent County Council library stays open

Contributed by editor on Mar 20, 2018 - 02:05 PM


Bockhanger Community Centre in Ashford, pictured above, is to close but the public library will continue to operate from the building for the 'foreseeable future'.

Chatham and Aylesford Government Minister for Loneliness makes time for Kent Fire and Rescue visit

Contributed by editor on Jan 29, 2018 - 12:35 PM


Hot on the heels of her appointment as Minister for Loneliness (January 17th 2018), Chatham and Aylesford MP Tracey Crouch called in to Kent Fire and Rescue Service on Friday 26 January.

Become self-employed by opening your heart and home to an adult in Kent who needs support

Contributed by editor on Jan 22, 2018 - 10:15 AM


Can you open your home and heart to an adult who needs your support? If so, Kent County Council’s Shared Lives service wants to hear from you.

Kent County Council team wins prestigious award in national adoption week

Contributed by editor on Oct 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM



Kent County Council’s post adoption support team, pictured above, has scooped a national award for their work.


Early help to prevent homelessness in Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh

Contributed by editor on Jun 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM

A much needed new service is being offered to people who are at risk of sleeping rough in Shepway.


Celebration in Pencester Gardens Dover sees launch of Dementia friendly Later Life Address Book

Contributed by editor on May 14, 2017 - 11:30 AM


Dover District Council is welcoming the success of the Later Life Celebration event held in Pencester Gardens on Thursday, (11 May), which saw the launch of the new Later Life Address Book,  now available across the district.


Mentoring project comes to Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Apr 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM



The Volunteering Matters charity is inviting readers to use their life or career experience to improve the lives of young people across Folkestone.


Ashford based social enterprise offering children free trips to Surrey theme park over Easter holidays

Contributed by editor on Apr 04, 2017 - 10:20 AM


An Ashford based social enterprise which has provided quality services for amongst others, children and young people for over 20 years has announced it's Easter programme of free activities and trips.


Young people in Dover encouraged to get involved in campaigning, fundraising and volunteering

Contributed by editor on Nov 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM


An innovative event to encourage and celebrate the role of young people in our communities for #iwillWeek is happening on Thursday.

‘Your life, your well-being’ - Have your say on the future of Adult Social Care in Kent

Contributed by editor on Oct 06, 2016 - 02:00 PM


Kent County Council has launched an important consultation on its new vision and strategy for Adult Social Care – ‘Your life, your well-being’.


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